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TNP 8. Associationism: Inferential Processes

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Associationism: Inferential Processes A. We produce abstractions by processing conscious input. This is not a rule-governed process.

Examples of eLearning 2.0

Clark Quinn

internal processes on wiki starting to use wikis internally Moving faculty bookmarks to Delicious use wiki for learners to craft definition of 'seamless service' after searching orgs that proclaim to provide seamless service We hope to build wikis that our students can use to share information. approaches. These make sense.

Monday Broken ID Series: Examples

Clark Quinn

The point is not to say ‘bad designer’, but instead to point out how to do good design. I see several reliable problems with examples, and they aren’t even the deepest problems. Conceptually, examples are applications of the concept in a context.  Note that the choice of examples is important. Previous Series Post. …”).

Business Practice Redesign

John Hagel

In the world of scalable efficiency, processes rule. And, it’s not just companies – all of our institutions have caught the process religion, whether it’s schools, governments or even NGO’s. It turns out that we’re spending more and more of our time outside processes. Where do workers spend their time? Our next wave of research.

“you simply can’t train people to be social!”

Harold Jarche

have also learned that changing work routines can be a messy process that requires significant time, much of it dedicated to modelling behaviours. .

Coherence in complexity

Harold Jarche

Many of our older business models are not working any more. Complexity, driven by global networked communications, is the main factor.

Boundary conditions

Dave Snowden

It’s also the failure because of your competence in an old way of looking at things, to reference Clayton Christian’s work. Cynefin Reflection

Group KM

Harold Jarche

description of how the problem was handled is recorded and made available for future reference, so that emergent practices are developed.

The Long Term Impact of AI on Jobs - Some Lessons from History

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most jobs involve a number of tasks or processes.  The concerns surrounding AI’s long term impact may well be in a class by themselves. 

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A Few Words on ePortfolios

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

good example of such a system is the Desire2Learn ePortfolio system. Such a portfolio may come to resemble a student''s journal or sketchbook.

70:20:10 - Beyond the Blend

Charles Jennings

There are many other examples of ‘blending’ learning stretching back into the past, too. University of Salford, UK. But it’s just a baby step.

intangible value

Harold Jarche

I have learned a lot from Verna Allee over the years, and frequently referred to her work on this blog. Source: Ocean Tomo.

The Anatomy of an Experience Map

Adaptive Path

But I still see a dearth of quality references. Experience maps have been becoming more prominent over the past few years. model on steroids.

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Sense-making glossary

Harold Jarche

PARC offers a glossary of quite useful sense-making terms. Sense-making is what the second part of the Seek-Sense-Share PKM model is about.

Reactivating Learning

Clark Quinn

Recontextualization : here we’re showing another example. Reapplication : this is the best, where instead of consuming a concept model or an example, we actually provide a new practice problem. (I looked because I’m sure I’ve talked about this before, but apparently not a full post, so here we go.). design mobile

Picking Winners

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The idea is that the marketplace should determine which companies succeed or fail, and that government should not interfere in the process. typical example of this argument can be found in a Financial Post article from last May. By this I don''t refer to the usual practice of coming to some agreement on the usage of a term.

smart cities need smart citizens

Harold Jarche

Sometimes she is referred to as a ‘taxpayer’. Complex work requires multiple perspectives and non-linear processes.

Towards a Hyperconnected, Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Everyone pretty much agrees that there is a transformation of historical proportions underway, propelling us from the industrial society of the past two centuries to an information society that's in the process of being defined.  For the past couple of decades we have been talking about the evolution to a new, Internet-based digital economy. 

EPortfolios and Badges Workshop - #OEB14

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Example of matrix (very detailed slide with tiny impossible-to-read text). Most of the cases referred to higher education. So: badges.

The Collaboration Curve

Dan Pontefract

Collaboration methods, for example, are the use of formal and non-formal sharing tools whether online or in-person but predominantly online.

Workshop on Mass Collaboration - Day One

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

And what are the processes behind this? Examples of hotbed communities include Cremona, Hollywood and Silicon Valley. For example, scientific meetings like this foster interaction among scientists. For example, an article from Axel Pentland (MIT) in Der Spiegel asking the question, where does mass collaboration start?

The Art of Facilitating Meetings with Sticky Notes

Beth Kanter

Take for example my colleague Eugene Eric Kim who shares his facilitation toolkit which includes links to his favorite Post It notes and markers.

Theories Related to Connectivism

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

For example, a person could learn mathematics and logic for themselves by making their own computer programs. Hebb, who described simple associationistr (or connectionist) processes. See also ''Parallel Distributed Processing'', by Rumelhart and MacClelland, and the work of Seymour Papert and Marvin Minsky. hope this helps

Anticipating the Future of the IT Industry

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Transaction Processing → Distributed Ledgers (Blockchain), Cybersecurity. Data Centers → Cloud. Data Analysis → Data Science, Cognitive, AI.

Ensuring knowledge flow through narration

Harold Jarche

Programmers who share their work process and solutions in public are building a resource for other programmers looking to do the same type of work.

More (somewhat) emotionally intelligent signage in a parking lot.

Dan Pink

” And he included this example from the parking lot of a nearby Chili’s restaurant: Tweet. Dan Pink. Contact. Follow Dan on Twitter.

Four Ways User-Generated Content (UGC) Can Make its Way into.


One thing that has always been of great interest to me is what I’ll refer to as the integration of social and formal learning content. For example, at Xyleme the “Frequently Asked Questions” section of our user guide comes primarily from our product SMN. Can you share some examples? Home About Podcasts Videos Xyleme Inc.

Learning is Behaviour Change: why is it often so hard to help it happen?

Charles Jennings

Deutschman cites examples from medicine. It is well worth thinking about the role that feelings and emotions play in the process.

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Overcoming the Course and Control mindset hurdles

Jane Hart

trying to control the whole learning process. But how many organisations are actively supporting informal learning in the organisation?

Future Of Work: A Flat Army Of Open Leadership via A.G. Lafley

Dan Pontefract

The process of work should be fun, innovative, creative and very engaging. Flat Army Leader Examples. Flat Army Leader Examples.

I’m Boycotting Mixtent, Here’s Why

Dan Pontefract

What I am against is the process in which Mixtent operates. world. Its name is  Mixtent. You must complete 25 votes per skill in order to do so.

Connectivism as Epistemology

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

For example, I responded to criticisms from Heli Nurmi several times in this fashion. But the sort of environments that create learning vary greatly - the sort of environment that produces a modern information-age knowledge-worker for example varies greatly from one which would produce a skilled bow-maker in the middle ages.

Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

Network learning is an individual, disciplined process by which we make sense of information, observations and ideas. REFERENCES. Vimeo).

On the Three or Four Problems of Connectivism

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

This listing does not include my work published in academic books (for example, ''The Role of Open Educational Resources in Personal Learning'', in Open Educational Resources: Innovation, Research and Practice , published this year by Athabasca University Press). Internally, we can appear to examples of self-organization.

Serving Experience As The Product

Adaptive Path

Take the simple example of a greeting card. What mattered most to customers wasn’t the manufacturing process. The U.S.

Nonprofits Need Integrate Learning into their Work in 2014

Beth Kanter

Inspired by Charles Jennings 70:20:10. Adding Learning to Work. There are many half-day face-to-face workshops, conferences, or shorter webinars.

Harnessing the True Potential of Internet of Things Technology

John Hagel

For those who aren't familiar with IoT, it refers to a set of technologies that help to connect physical objects like buildings, machines and even human bodies into networks so that they can communicate with each other and so that we as humans can connect with these physical objects as well. What are some examples? Data to advice.

Supporting the Social Workplace Learning Continuum

Jane Hart

Some  examples of the different types of activities that might be undertaken along the Continuum are shown in the image above. Social learning

Working smarter, daily

Harold Jarche

often refer to a blog post instead of writing the same email a dozen times. Filtering can be single or multiple terms.